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Impossible Dreams

By , Far Rockaway , NY

Movies of the mind
The love and warmth
Searing feelings of joy
Projected by a twisting reel
Onto the wall of
Imagined thoughts

 

Reaching that place
Was always viewed
Through the binoculars
Of a stretched out hope
Seemed so close
In reality- far,
Far away

 

Realization knocked
Nothing comes
Or goes
Without a reason

 

Wouldn't let it in
There's no room for
The Truth
Where fantasy reigns

 

There's no way I won't get there
I'll walk the roads of self-inflicted pain
Towards the light at the end where everything
Happens
Because I wanted it to

 

Instead I find lurking,
In the predestined spot of it all:
Where the hopes
Are supposed
To be,
A flashlight of actuality
Swathed in a daze of misery
Now I'm just a deer caught
In the headlights of one
Horrible thought.


There are no dreams that can be chased
with a Fire inside
And senseless, conjured up
Emotions
I was running after something
That never existed
A stupid idea turned trick-
A trap of expectancy
Without any bait
Only my crazy,
Impossible dreams




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